My client has an exciting opportunity for a Junior Fire Engineer to join their rapidly growing Fire Engineering Team within a global company. The role will include preparing fire strategies in accordance with BS 9999 and ADB, liaising with Building Control Authorities to gain building regulation approval for the strategies, and liaising with the wider design team (architects, project managers etc.) to help develop and design buildings in accordance with part B.
A degree in Fire Engineering, Building Science or equivalent;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
A good understanding / knowledge of current UK Fire Safety Legislation;
Experience in the application of Fire Engineering techniques and principals;
Experience of working within a fire safety engineering team.
Experience with sprinkler systems, CFD's, wet and dry risers.
The core role and responsibilities for the successful individual shall be:
Production, with guidance, fire safety strategy documents to inform and support the development throughout the design process on various types of buildings across a number of sectors;
Identify and specify, with support, the need for fire safety systems (i.e. sprinkler systems, smoke ventilation systems and relevant detection and alarm systems) to support the fire engineering design solutions;
Carry out and review, with support, Fire Engineering calculations;
Understand and apply UK Fire Safety Legislation for the relevant developments;
Represent (with support initially) my client at design team meetings and at fire safety workshops as and when required.